Ankara: The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani discussed today with President of the Republic of Turkey HE Recep Tayyip Erdogan the strategic bilateral cooperation in all fields, particularly the political, economic, investment, defense, energy, education, transport, and sports fields.
The sixth meeting of the Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee, which was held at the presidential palace in Ankara, also reviewed the outcomes of previous meetings, and ways to enhance the committee’s work to advance the interest of the two peoples. The two sides also discussed the latest regional and international developments, and exchanged their views regarding them. The two sides focused in particular on developments in Palestine, Libya, and Syria.
Afterwards, the Amir and the Turkish President witnessed the signing of a memorandum to purchase a stake in Istinye Park shopping center, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Qatar Investment Authority and Altin Halic on potential joint investment in the Golden Horn project, a memorandum to purchase a stake in Borsa Istanbul, an agreement selling and purchasing Ortadogu Antalya port between Global Liman and QTerminals, and a memorandum of understanding between Qatar Free Zones Authority and the Turkish Ministry of Trade on cooperating in the field of free zones.
HH the Amir and HE the President also witnessed the signing of a joint announcement on the establishment of a joint economic and trade committee between the Qatari Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Turkish Ministry of Trade, a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of managing water, a letter of intent between the Qatari Ministry of Finance and the Turkish Ministry of Finance and Treasury that aims to enhance cooperation in the economic and financial fields, a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in family, women, and social services affairs, a declaration of intent on exchanging diplomats between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Diplomatic Institute and the Diplomacy Academy of the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the signing of the meeting minutes of the Qatar-Turkey Supreme Strategic Committee.
The signing ceremony was attended by Their Excellencies members of the official delegation accompanying HH the Amir. It was attended on the Turkish side by Their Excellencies ministers and ranking officials.
HH the Amir was met upon arrival at the presidential palace with an official reception.